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Game-Based Learning

Game-Based Learning

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How Game-Based Learning Can Help Students of All Ages Learn In school, kids play during recess and work during class. But some of the biggest names in psychology, including Jean Piaget and Jerome Bruner, believe that play is a child’s work. The best way to teach kids, they say, is through hands-on, active learning. But with state benchmarks and performance-based teacher evaluations hanging above our heads, it’s hard for educators to imagine spending precious academic time playing games with kids. 8 TEDtalks That Will Change Your Life Forever 1. Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species? Juan asks in this compelling TEDtalk ‘can we upgrade ourselves?’

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Top 10 Social Gamification Examples and Cases that Save the World New to Gamification? Check out my post What is Gamification & my Gamification Framework: Octalysis Gamification Examples that can really make the world better As a Gamification Pioneer, one of the most common responses I get when I tell people about Gamification is some version of, “Interesting. But how can something like video games really create value in real-world important things?” In other words, “I’m going to be polite to you, but I think this is a gimmicky fad that has no impact.”

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